Posts Tagged Professional basketball

Magic: Oladipo to have facial fracture surgery

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Magic guard Victor Oladipo will miss Orlando’s season opener and is out indefinitely with his second injury this month.

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Celtics assistant coach denies larceny charge

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — Boston Celtics assistant coach and former player Walter McCarty has pleaded not guilty to larceny for allegedly failing to pay $18,000 he owes for the purchase and installation of cabinets.

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Steve Nash ruled out for season with back injury

In this April 1, 2014, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash (10) drives around Portland Trail Blazers guard Mo Williams during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles. The Lakers announced Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, that Nash has been ruled out for the upcoming season with a back injury, putting the two-time NBA MVP’s career in doubt. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve Nash hoped for one more chance to show off his playmaking skills after fighting injuries and time for two miserable years with the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Pistons beat 76ers behind 19 from Kyle Singler

Philadelphia 76ers forwards Nerlens Noel, rear, and Chris Johnson (16) chase a rebound during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game against the Detroit Pistons in Auburn Hills, Mich., Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Kyle Singler scored 19 points and Josh Smith added 17 points and 10 rebounds as the Detroit Pistons beat the Philadelphia 76ers 109-103 in an exhibition game Thursday night.

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Arizona near-unanimous pick by media to win Pac-12

Arizona head coach Sean Miller, right, laughs as he speaks next to forward Brandon Ashley during NCAA college basketball Pac-12 media day in San Francisco, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Just about everybody agrees — except for one person, apparently — that Arizona is the overwhelming favorite to win the Pac-12 again this season.

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